L5
Description, Marks and Numbers .
Pos: 190 Max: 1
Detail - Optional
Loop: 0360 Elements: 10
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To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers Element Summary:

                     
  _Ref_ Id _________Element Name__________ Req Type Min/Max ___Usage___  
  L501 213 Lading Line Item Number O N0 1/3 Used  
      Description: Sequential line number for a lading item
  L502 79 Lading Description O AN 1/50 Used  
      Description: Description of an item as required for rating and billing purposes
  L503 22 Commodity Code C AN 1/30 Used  
      Description: Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
  L504 23 Commodity Code Qualifier C ID 1/1 Used  
      Description: Code identifying the commodity coding system used for Commodity Code
      All valid standard codes are used.
  L505 103 Packaging Code O AN 3/5 Used  
      Description: Code identifying the type of packaging; Part 1: Packaging Form, Part 2: Packaging Material; if the Data Element is used, then Part 1 is always required
      All valid standard codes are used.
  L506 87 Marks and Numbers C AN 1/48 Used  
      Description: Marks and numbers used to identify a shipment or parts of a shipment
  L507 88 Marks and Numbers Qualifier O ID 1/2 Used  
      Description: Code specifying the application or source of Marks and Numbers (87)
      All valid standard codes are used.
  L508 23 Commodity Code Qualifier C ID 1/1 Used  
      Description: Code identifying the commodity coding system used for Commodity Code
      All valid standard codes are used.
  L509 22 Commodity Code C ID 1/30 Used  
      Description: Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
  L510 595 Compartment ID Code O ID 1/1 Used  
      Description: Code identifying the compartment in a compartmentalized tank car
      All valid standard codes are used.

Syntax:
01. L503 P0304 -- If either L503 or L504 are present, then the others are required.
02. L507 C0706 -- If L507 is present, then L506 is required
03. L508 P0809 -- If either L508 or L509 are present, then the others are required.

Comments:
1. L502 may be used to send quantity information as part of the product description.


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